Terry Douglas


The Terry Douglas Band is a high-energy band from Columbus Ohio that plays authentic country music. The music they play tips their hat to the sounds of the past while keeping a foot in the present. The band's leader is Terry Douglas, a singer-songwriter from Thornville Ohio. Terry is an award-winning songwriter and has won and been nominated for several awards. The band members are Billy Compton on drums, Craig Nelson on guitar, Dave Parks on lead guitar, Wolf Waggoner on bass, and Jerry Miller on steel guitar. Fans up and down the east coast and mid-west love the classic yet modern sound of the Terry Douglas Band.






What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music keeps me going , music makes me smile. Music helps me through the hard times and the good times to.

What is your music dream?

To make a living doing music full time

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Get people to actually talk again. Listen to understand not listen to reply

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The Way I am

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Cody Jinks, Ward Davis, Jamey Johnson

What inspires you to make music?

The thrill of the process and the fans reactions to our interpretation of the world

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Hope, Love and healing

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Excited, Nervous, elated all in one

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

We are in a world of Digital streaming that is not fair to songwriters and performers. The royalties that are paid now for streaming are a joke. Fix the streaming royalties

What do you think of Drooble?

So far so good

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Getting a break

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I follow and include artists in my area.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Don't be shy putting it out there. Invest in yourself and keep as much control as possible for as long as possible

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Dan Wallace